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" But there is nothing in our laws, or in the law of nations, that forbids our citizens from sending armed vessels, as well as munitions of war, to foreign ports for sale. It is a commercial adventure which no nation is bound to prohibit, and which only... "
The Green Bag - Page 580
1904
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Message of the President of the United States, of March 20, 1866, Relating ...

Mexico - 1866 - 1319 pages
...the Santissima Trinidad, Mr. Justice Story, in delivering the opinion of the court, said : " There is nothing in our laws, or in the law of nations, that...persons engaged in it to the penalty of confiscation." (7 Wheaton, 340.) Without entering into an extended exposition of the law on this subject, I am of...
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Duties of Neutrality. The United States vs. The Steamship 'Meteor,' &e, &e, &e.

Sidney Webster - 1866
...prize for being engaged in a traffic prohibited by the law of nations. But there is nothing in our law, or in the law of nations, that forbids our citizens...persons engaged in it to the penalty of confiscation." We have seen that the facts proved in this case are that the capturing vessel was first sold to private...
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American Neutrality: Its Honorable Past, Its Expedient Future : a Protest ...

George Bemis - Neutrality - 1866 - 211 pages
...United-States Supreme Court solemnly affirmed in the " Santissima Trinidad " case, that " there is nothing in our laws, or in the law of nations, that...commercial adventure which no nation is bound to prohibit, &c."? With such recorded doctrines and practice as this, no wonder that Mr. Seward and Mr. Adams had...
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Reports of the Cases Relating to Maritime Law: Decided by the ..., Volume 2

Great Britain. Courts - Maritime law - 1868
...in 7 VVheaton's Kep. 340, is the following : " There is nothing in our laws or in the law ofnatlont, that forbids our citizens from sending armed vessels...persons engaged in it to the penalty of confiscation." I take this passage to be a very correct representation of the present state of the law of England...
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The Elements of Maritime International Law: With a Preface on Some Unsettled ...

William De Burgh (B.A.) - Maritime law - 1868 - 228 pages
...celebrated case Mr. Justice Story thus expresses himself:—"There is nothing in our laws or in the laws of nations that forbids our citizens from sending...which no nation is bound to prohibit; and which only 1 Twiss, Law of Nations, Time of War, preface, p. xvii. exposes the persons engaged in it to the penalty...
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Report of the Neutrality Laws Commissioners: Together with an Appendix ...

Great Britain. Neutrality Laws Commissioners - Great Britain - 1868 - 80 pages
...a commercial adventure in no shape violating our laws or our national neutrality, and that there is nothing in our laws or in the law of nations, that forbids our citizens from sending armed vessels to foreign ports for sale. If the Messrs. Forbes, or any of the owners of the " Meteor," or Mr. Сaгу...
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A Selection of Leading Cases on Mercantile and Maritime Law: With Notes

Owen Davies Tudor - Commercial law - 1868 - 1036 pages
...J. in The Santissima Trinidad (7 Wheat, Rep. 283, 340), that the law of nations did not prohibit the sending armed vessels, as well as munitions of war, to foreign ports for sale, told the jury that the question which he proposed to submit to them was whether the Alexandra was merely...
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Lippincott's Magazine of Literature, Science and Education, Volume 4

1869
...of war in the port of Baltimore, the Supreme Court, speaking through Judge Story, said : " There is nothing in our laws, or in the law of nations, that...persons engaged in it to the penalty of confiscation." When Mexico complained of the aid given by our citizens to Texas, Mr. Webster, in his official character...
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Correspondence Concerning Claims Against Great Britain: General appendix ...

Alabama claims - 1869
...Ħis a good prize, and for being engaged in a traffic prohibited by the law of nations. But there is nothing in our laws, or in the law of nations, that...nation is bound to prohibit, and which only exposes tho persons engaged in it to the penalty of confiscation. Supposing, therefore, the voyage to hacheen...
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Official Opinions of the Attorneys General of the United States: Advising ...

Attorneys general's opinions - 1869
...the opinion of the court, said: " There is nothing in our laws, or in the law of nations, that forbid our citizens from sending armed vessels, as well as...adventure which no nation is bound to prohibit, and which onh' exposes the persons engaged in it to the penalty of confiscation." (7 Wheaton, 340.) Without entering...
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